The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Essex with a requirement for .NET skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited .NET over the 3 months to 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 49 23 21
Rank change year-on-year -26 -2  
Contract jobs citing .NET 22 34 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 5.15% 7.08% 6.74%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.06% 25.19% 23.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 17 30
Median daily rate £429 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.50% -6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £460 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year +3.57% +3.70%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £32.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +8.12% -  

.NET is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Essex with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Essex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 199 135 183
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 46.60% 28.13% 28.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 73 95
Median daily rate £475 £325 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +46.15% -18.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £220 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 14 10
Median hourly rate £41.50 £31.27 £40.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.71% -23.35%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £27.50 £38.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.50 £36.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £38.89
% change year-on-year +18.05% -7.41%  

.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Essex citing .NET as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for .NET in Essex

.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing .NET in Essex.

Contractor daily rate trend for .NET in Essex

.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing .NET in Essex over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for .NET in Essex

.NET
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing .NET in Essex.

Contractor hourly rate trend for .NET in Essex

.NET
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing .NET within the Essex region over the 3 months to 22 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Brentwood +3 4 £325 -7.47%
Colchester +15 3 £425 +48.47% 3
Chelmsford +5 1 £433 - 5
Southend-on-Sea - 1 £488 -
.NET
East of England

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing .NET also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Essex region with a requirement for .NET.

1 31 (70.45%) C#
2 24 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (54.55%) SQL Server
3 17 (38.64%) ASP.NET
3 17 (38.64%) MVC
4 16 (36.36%) TDD
4 16 (36.36%) .NET Framework
5 15 (34.09%) Entity Framework
5 15 (34.09%) AngularJS
6 14 (31.82%) Microsoft
7 12 (27.27%) SQL
7 12 (27.27%) Finance
7 12 (27.27%) Team Foundation Server
8 11 (25.00%) Git (software)
9 10 (22.73%) Performance Optimisation
9 10 (22.73%) SOLID
9 10 (22.73%) Microsoft Azure
10 9 (20.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 9 (20.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 9 (20.45%) Enterprise Architecture
10 9 (20.45%) JavaScript
10 9 (20.45%) SOA
11 8 (18.18%) VB.NET
11 8 (18.18%) J2EE
11 8 (18.18%) Java
11 8 (18.18%) Open Source
12 7 (15.91%) T-SQL
12 7 (15.91%) Business Intelligence
13 6 (13.64%) ETL
13 6 (13.64%) Linux

.NET
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (9.09%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 4 (9.09%) Apache
1 4 (9.09%) IIS
1 4 (9.09%) Jetty
1 4 (9.09%) Mongrel
1 4 (9.09%) nginx
1 4 (9.09%) Tomcat
1 4 (9.09%) WebSphere
2 3 (6.82%) CMS
2 3 (6.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (4.55%) Umbraco
4 1 (2.27%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (2.27%) JBoss
4 1 (2.27%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.27%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 1 (2.27%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.27%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (6.82%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (6.82%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (9.09%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 10 (22.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (9.09%) Google App Engine
2 4 (9.09%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (6.82%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (6.82%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (2.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.09%) DHCP
1 4 (9.09%) DNS
1 4 (9.09%) HTTP
1 4 (9.09%) SMS
1 4 (9.09%) SSL
1 4 (9.09%) TCP/IP
2 3 (6.82%) FTP
2 3 (6.82%) IPsec
3 2 (4.55%) 802.11
3 2 (4.55%) ADSL
3 2 (4.55%) Bluetooth
3 2 (4.55%) Broadband
3 2 (4.55%) IPv4
3 2 (4.55%) IPv6
3 2 (4.55%) NAS
3 2 (4.55%) UPnP
3 2 (4.55%) VDSL
3 2 (4.55%) WAN
3 2 (4.55%) Wireless
3 2 (4.55%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (54.55%) SQL Server
2 9 (20.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 9 (20.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (11.36%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (9.09%) Big Data
4 4 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (6.82%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 3 (6.82%) OLAP
5 3 (6.82%) OLTP
5 3 (6.82%) QlikView
6 2 (4.55%) Biml
6 2 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2016
6 2 (4.55%) SSDT
7 1 (2.27%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (27.27%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (6.82%) Jenkins
3 3 (6.82%) JIRA
3 3 (6.82%) Travis CI
4 2 (4.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (4.55%) Bugzilla
4 2 (4.55%) JUnit
4 2 (4.55%) Redmine
4 2 (4.55%) Selenium
4 2 (4.55%) Trac
5 1 (2.27%) Subversion
5 1 (2.27%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (27.27%) Finance
2 6 (13.64%) Marketing
3 5 (11.36%) Banking
4 4 (9.09%) Legal
5 2 (4.55%) Automotive
5 2 (4.55%) Manufacturing
6 1 (2.27%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (56.82%) Developer
2 14 (31.82%) .NET Developer
3 11 (25.00%) ASP.NET Developer
3 11 (25.00%) Full Stack Developer
4 7 (15.91%) Agile .NET Developer
4 7 (15.91%) Agile Developer
5 6 (13.64%) Architect
6 5 (11.36%) ETL Developer
7 4 (9.09%) C# Developer
7 4 (9.09%) DevOps Engineer
7 4 (9.09%) Digital Architect
7 4 (9.09%) Digital Marketing Architect
7 4 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (4.55%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 2 (4.55%) C# .NET Developer
8 2 (4.55%) Digital Solutions Architect
8 2 (4.55%) IT Architect
8 2 (4.55%) Software Tester
8 2 (4.55%) SSIS Developer
8 2 (4.55%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (38.64%) ASP.NET
2 16 (36.36%) .NET Framework
3 15 (34.09%) AngularJS
3 15 (34.09%) Entity Framework
4 8 (18.18%) J2EE
5 5 (11.36%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (11.36%) WCF
6 4 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web API
6 4 (9.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 3 (6.82%) MDX
7 3 (6.82%) Servlets
8 2 (4.55%) 802.1X
8 2 (4.55%) CSS
8 2 (4.55%) HTML
9 1 (2.27%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 1 (2.27%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 1 (2.27%) React
9 1 (2.27%) SOAP
9 1 (2.27%) Web Services
9 1 (2.27%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.09%) Social Media
1 4 (9.09%) Virtual Team
2 3 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.55%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (4.55%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.55%) STB
4 1 (2.27%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.27%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.64%) Linux
2 4 (9.09%) Windows
3 2 (4.55%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (38.64%) MVC
3 16 (36.36%) TDD
4 10 (22.73%) Performance Optimisation
4 10 (22.73%) SOLID
5 9 (20.45%) Enterprise Architecture
5 9 (20.45%) SOA
6 8 (18.18%) Open Source
7 7 (15.91%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (13.64%) ETL
9 5 (11.36%) Data Transformation
9 5 (11.36%) IT Strategy
9 5 (11.36%) OO
9 5 (11.36%) Performance Tuning
10 4 (9.09%) Analytics
10 4 (9.09%) DevOps
10 4 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
10 4 (9.09%) Test Automation
10 4 (9.09%) TOGAF
10 4 (9.09%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 31 (70.45%) C#
2 12 (27.27%) SQL
3 9 (20.45%) JavaScript
4 8 (18.18%) Java
4 8 (18.18%) VB.NET
5 7 (15.91%) T-SQL
6 5 (11.36%) VBScript
7 3 (6.82%) Perl
8 2 (4.55%) Bash Shell
8 2 (4.55%) PHP
8 2 (4.55%) PowerShell
8 2 (4.55%) Ruby
8 2 (4.55%) VB
9 1 (2.27%) C
9 1 (2.27%) VB6
Qualifications
1 5 (11.36%) Degree
2 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.27%) MCPD
3 1 (2.27%) MCSD
3 1 (2.27%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.82%) IFRS
1 3 (6.82%) IFRS 9
2 2 (4.55%) QA
3 1 (2.27%) MiFID
System Software
1 5 (11.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (9.09%) Xen
3 2 (4.55%) Firmware
4 1 (2.27%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (9.09%) Puppet
2 2 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 14 (31.82%) Microsoft
2 5 (11.36%) VMware
3 4 (9.09%) Adobe
3 4 (9.09%) Google
4 3 (6.82%) Oracle
5 1 (2.27%) Atlassian
5 1 (2.27%) CheckPoint
5 1 (2.27%) Cisco
5 1 (2.27%) HP
5 1 (2.27%) IBM
5 1 (2.27%) Mapbox
5 1 (2.27%) WSO2
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